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Laurence C. Baker, PhD

Professor of Health Research and Policy and Stanford Health Policy Fellow

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The following is a collection of news items with mention of Laurence Baker found on various external websites using an automated process:

September 5th, 2011

Local patients more likely to get invasive heart procedures

Mention of Laurence Baker via Bakersfield Californian

A recent study by Stanford professor Laurence Baker shows Bakersfield residents are 2.5 times more likely than the rest of the state to get an elective angiography. They're also about twice as likely to get an elective PCI, also called angioplasty, ... Read more »


Is valley heart treatment too aggressive?

Mention of Laurence Baker via Bakersfield Californian

The study of medical procedures and geographical variation was conducted by Dr. Laurence Baker of Stanford University and was also funded by the California HealthCare Foundation. The work was commissioned by the Campaign for Effective Patient Care, ... Read more »


September 4th, 2011

Valley heart procedure rates among highest in Calif.

Mention of Laurence Baker via Fresno Bee

The variations -- part of a new analysis of statewide hospital discharge data by Stanford health research and policy professor Laurence Baker -- demand scrutiny, medical experts say. Doctors must examine how they practice because there are health-care ... Read more »


May 23rd, 2011

New class of physician-scientists showcase research

Mention of Laurence Baker via Scope (blog)

"What we really love is seeing people doing things that make a difference," said Laurence Baker, PhD, director of medical student scholarship and professor of health research and policy, speaking of the projects being presented at the event earlier ... Read more »


May 20th, 2011

From frostbite to stem cells, research projects display medical students’ talents at symposium

Mention of Laurence Baker via Stanford Medical Center Report

Laurence Baker, PhD, director of medical student scholarship and professor of health research and policy, noted that the students’ work was much more than a school assignment. “What we really love is seeing people doing things that make a difference,” he said before the awards were presented. Read more »




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